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Hobstones Cottages and hobstones Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Colne, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8713 / 53°52'16"N

Longitude: -2.181 / 2°10'51"W

OS Eastings: 388195

OS Northings: 441695

OS Grid: SD881416

Mapcode National: GBR FR6N.MZ

Mapcode Global: WHB7K.GYNK

Plus Code: 9C5VVRC9+GH

Entry Name: Hobstones Cottages and hobstones Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186262

Location: Colne, Pendle, Lancashire, BB8

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Colne

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Foulridge St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 84 SE

Hobstones Farmhouse and Nos 2 and 3 Hobstones Cottages


Originally a farmhouse and cottage. Now farmhouse and 2 cottages. Early C18 of several dates, but on earlier core. Stone. Stone slate roof, moulded coping, kneelers and square gutter corbels. 2 storeys. Jettied porch on left has doorway with massive lintel and incised datestone S/E E/1700. Moulding continued through lintel and jambs. One 3-light Venetian window. Wider, 2-storeyed projection to right with one 6-light chamfered stone mullion window. Double 3-light Venetian window above. Dated S/E E/1710 in apex. C17 doorway on each floor in return. That on 1st floor, blocked. To left of porch one 3-light window. One 3-light window with wide centre light and one 2-light window above. Middle section: one 3-light and one 4-light window above. Plain doorway. The ground floor and Venetian windows have moulded and returned dripstones. Interior has inglenook and beehive oven at rear. Single storey extension to right not of special interest. Initials are for Edward and Jenet Stephenson. House already divided by 1756. (27/p144/RCHM).

Listing NGR: SD8819541695

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